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... My test shows 23Kd and 39Kd of the IGM band to be positive. Negative for all the IGG bands. So I guess I caught it early. Normally I wouldn't even go to the dr. ... (3 replies)
... i did have the IgM also, none were reactive. ... (3 replies)
... but he refuses to treat someone for lyme disease unless they meet the CDC requirement for the number of bands on the western blot. ... (3 replies)

... First of all, no Lyme test is completely reliable. Many people who have Lyme test negative. Although the CDC requires a large number of bands to show for the Western Blot to be positive, most Lyme doctors focus on which bands show. You are right that band 23 is specific for Lyme. ... (3 replies)
... All tests went to Igenex and came back positive for Babesiosis IgG 1.40 titer and several bands of IGG and IGM western blot. ... (11 replies)
... Hello Everyone, I have been reading this board for a couple of weeks, ever since the Dr. tested me for Lyme Disease. Finally after 14 months of Drs., medication, and physical therapy, I have a diagnosis. Not that I wanted this horrible bacteria in my body, but at least I know what is wrong, I am not crazy, and I can get treatment, and most of all, FEEL... (1 replies)
... refl, IGG, IGM western blot"...results said 0.68 and it said under 1 was normal. ... (7 replies)
... MajorCatasrophe many people who have Lyme do not test positive by CDC standards. Most Lyme doctors look at which bands show (not how many) because some are specific for Lyme. The IgM Western Blot tests for a more recent infection and the IgG tests for a longer-standing infection. It is very important to see a knowledgeable doctor. You have band 45 positive which can... (1 replies)
... I just got my bloodwork back and for the lyme IGG I had P41 Band I guess that's what its called and for the IGM I had band 41....I'm going to a lymes specialist to have this evaluated, what do you think? ... (1 replies)
Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... I found this article that explains the Western Blot. It is a bit technical and long but I hope it helps. I had to post in two parts as it was too long. ... (16 replies)
IgeneX tests
Mar 25, 2006
... CDC Western Blot IgM surveillance criteria includes only two Borrelia burgdorferi genus specie specific antibodies for IgM 23 and 39 and excludes the other seven Borrelia burgdorferi genus specie specific antibodies. ... (15 replies)
Got results today
Apr 10, 2005
... strong antibody response and looked at the resulting blot patterns. ... (16 replies)
... One more thing...Blackant5...a negative Western blot doesn't necessarily mean that you don't have lyme. What band was reactive on your original Western Blot? ... (8 replies)
New News
Aug 18, 2007
... Did you have a Western Blot done at IgeneX? ... (19 replies)
In the South?
Apr 29, 2007
... I think that testing at many labs is your best option. Because Lyme testing is so grossly inaccurate (even Igenex is not perfect)...and I have seen the Top Lyme doctors--and most agree--if we were to take the whole world and test them for Lyme...most would have "some bands"---this doesnt mean everyone has Lyme disease, it just means that the tests are inaccurate. So how do we... (32 replies)
Two different test
Jun 20, 2014
... Your IgM shows positive since you are "reactive on the 23 and the 41 band. ... (14 replies)
... I'll tell you alittle story. I had Lyme, confirmed by a regular Md, with a positive western blot lyme test. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Everyone, here goes a long email/ but I"m confused and don't know what to do....... I was first tested for lyme by IGeneX with the following results listed first below. Exactly 38 days later I repeated the Western Blot and also tested for co-infections as we'd not tested for that yet. The two tests seem to contradict? Could one be flawed/ maybe the first contaminated? ... (4 replies)
... You can't go wrong with IgeneX they are one of the best labs testing for Lyme. On the Western Blot test, the tests are done in two separate studies. ... (5 replies)
Lyme Testing
Nov 29, 2007
... Thanks for your response ticker. The test that I took at ******* (IgG/IgM AB) only gave me a negative result with the index being <.91 for negative. The tests that I was referring to are from an online testing service, and I was wondering if the "Western Blot" listed below could be one to try next. It sounds awfully cheap to me, but I am wondering if it's worth a try before... (2 replies)

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